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Kings Row Reviews

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February 26, 2008
The film that made the future President Reagan a movie star.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 19, 2006
Sam Wood's Oscar-nominated small-town tale is one of the darkest melodramas Hollywood made in the 1940s, full of neurotic personalities and perverse secrets.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 6, 2006
...while episodic and sentimental and filled with all kinds of unlikely turns of events, there is no denying the characters are endearing and the ending uplifting.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 28, 2005
A wonderful guilty pleasure potboiler enchanced by a magnificent Korngold score and fine acting from Ronald Reagan in the performance of his career. Only lead Robert Cummings is weak as Paris Mitchell; just imagine James Cagney in the role!
| Original Score: 4/5
October 23, 2004
Classic soap opera, maybe all time best; certainly Reagan's best
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
June 16, 2003
Unpleasant soap opera, but well made.
| Original Score: 3/5
February 28, 2002
The film is dark, incredibly so for a mainstream movie before World War II.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Kings Row (1942) combines a turn-of-the-century setting with a small-town melodrama uncovering evil and depravity.
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
July 1, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 26, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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